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Rugged Kaby Lake PC travels by road, rail, or the briny deep

Thu, 2017-12-07 12:39
Axiomtek’s “tBOX500-510-FL” transportation PC has a Kaby Lake U-series CPU, 2x swappable SATA III bays, 3x mini-PCIe, modular I/O, and -40 to 70°C support. The tBOX500-510-FL is a scaled back version of Axiomtek’s similarly Intel Kaby Lake U-series based tBOX324-894-FL. Designed for vehicle, railway, and marine transportation applications, the tBOX500-510-FL runs Linux or Windows 10 […]

10 must-read DevOps resources

Thu, 2017-12-07 11:18
Continuous learning is a key component of DevOps and digital transformation. If you are not learning from your day-to-day operations, your operational mindset will never change. If you don't put effort into pushing the limits of each team member's mind, your team will never reach its fullest potential. To quote Andrew Clay Shafer: "You are either building a learning organization, or you will be losing to someone who is."

Open source, Rockchip-based SBC offers up to 4GB DDR4

Thu, 2017-12-07 09:58
Libre Computer’s open source, $35-and-up “Renegade” SBC is a Raspberry Pi clone that runs Linux or Android 7.1 on a Rockchip RK3328 with up to 4GB DDR4. Earlier this year, Libre Computer went to Kickstarter to fund its quad -A53 Amlogic S905X based Le Potato SBC, and it’s a third the way toward its $100K KS goal for its Allwinner-based Tritium board with 37 days left.

CoreOS Tectonic 1.8 unites container management across clouds

Thu, 2017-12-07 08:38
Kubernetes can free users from being locked into a single cloud, and CoreOS wants to help them do this with its release of Tectonic 1.8. Kubernetes is now -- no question about it -- the dominant cloud orchestration program. With Amazon Web Services (AWS) giving Kubernetes native support, all major clouds now support Kubernetes.

Running storage services on Kubernetes

Thu, 2017-12-07 07:18
With the advent of containers, it's a good time to rethink storage completely. As applications now consist of volatile sets of loosely coupled microservices running in containers, ever-changing in scale, constantly being updated and re-deployed, and always evolving, the traditional mindset of serving storage and data services must change.

Google Releases Chrome 63 for Linux, Mac, and Windows, Fixes 37 Security Issues

Thu, 2017-12-07 05:58
Google on Wednesday promoted the Chrome 63 web browser to the stable channel for all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

How to Use the Date Command in Linux

Thu, 2017-12-07 04:38
In this post, we will show you some examples on how to use the date command in Linux. The date command can be used to print or set the system date and time.

Boffins foresee most software written by machines in 2040

Thu, 2017-12-07 03:18
But people will still play a role in crafting codeBoffins at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory speculate that by 2040 advances in AI disciplines like machine learning and natural language processing will shift most software code creation from people to machines.…

Portainer – A Simple Docker Management GUI

Thu, 2017-12-07 02:09
Portainer (formerly known as DockerUI) is a simple, lightweight, yet powerful docker management GUI.

Virtualbox Vs. Container

Thu, 2017-12-07 01:01
We have been using virtualization for quite some time now and unless you have been living under a rock, Docker containers have also been in the game for well over 4 years. Before we even begin discussing how they are different and unique from each other, let us get a short explanation of each of them.

Make Firefox Quantum look native in Fedora 27

Wed, 2017-12-06 23:52
You may already know about the introduction of Firefox Quantum in Fedora. Since Quantum brought changes to the extension marketplace, you may wonder how to get it to look like a native Fedora app. Enter client side decoration. This article... Continue Reading →

LibreOffice vs. WPS Office: Which Office Suite Should You Use on Linux

Wed, 2017-12-06 22:44
LibreOffice and WPS Office are two common MS Office alternatives for Linux. We take a look here at both and see which is more suited for your Linux desktop.

How to use DNSenum to scan your server's DNS records

Wed, 2017-12-06 21:35
It's important to regularly test any public-facing server to see which information it's making available. That information is important to attackers. They can use it to put together a picture of your server, what's running on it, and which exploits might work against it.

Getting started with Turtl, an open source alternative to Evernote

Wed, 2017-12-06 20:26
Just about everyone I know takes notes, and many people use an online note-taking application like Evernote, Simplenote, or Google Keep. Those are all good tools, but you have to wonder about the security and privacy of your information—especially in light of Evernote's privacy flip-flop of 2016. If you want more control over your notes and your data, you really need to turn to an open source tool.read more

NETSTAT Command: Learn to use netstat with examples

Wed, 2017-12-06 19:18
Netstat is a command line utility that tells us about all the tcp/udp/unix socket connections on our system. It provides list of all connections that are currently established or are in waiting state. This..

Top 20 GNOME Extensions You Should Be Using Right Now

Wed, 2017-12-06 18:09
You can enhance the capacity of your GNOME desktop with extensions. Here, we list the best GNOME extensions to save you the trouble of finding them on your own.

Puppy Linux 7.5 Released with UEFI Support, Linux 4.4 and 4.9 LTS Kernels

Wed, 2017-12-06 17:01
Philip Broughton of the Puppy Linux team announced today the release and immediate availability of the Puppy Linux 7.5 operating system for 32-bit and 64-bit computers.

New VLC for Android Update Adds Picture-in-Picture Mode to Android Oreo Devices

Wed, 2017-12-06 15:48
After more than a year of silence, VideoLAN recently updated the VLC for Android media player app with a lot of new stuff, numerous improvements, and much more.

Bitnami Introduces Kubeapps for Click and Deploy Kubernetes Containers

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:16
The company hedged it's bet a bit with this unveiling. At the same time it was demoing the product at the Kubernetes containers conference being held inside the Austin Texas city limits, it was officially launching the product at its headquarters in San Francisco. Evidently the folks at Bitnami wanted to make sure the folks in Silicon Valley took note.

Real Time Linux server monitoring with GLANCES monitoring tool

Wed, 2017-12-06 12:45
Glances is an open source real time Linux monitoring system that aims at providing as much as information possible in as minimum as space possible. Glances is like top command but more refined with...